Online Reading

Most Read in 2016

Year-End List
A look back at the stories that resonated with our readers

Adaptation contest deadline extended

Submit your story by February 6th for a shot at the $3,500 grand prize. more

Make Your True Story Matter

Focusing locally in the first 100 days of a new administration more

The Joy of Writing

It’s Complicated
Using positive psychology to identify the pleasures of putting words on the page

The Wonder of the Look on Her Face

Essay
A young writer discovers the most important tool of all

Believe It

Narrative credibility is in the eye of the beholder
Is it just coincidence that we began to worry about truth in memoir just as long-silenced classes began to tell their stories?

What We Can't See

A Conversation with Kim Kankiewicz
Sometimes we are blind to what brings us the most joy. An interview with the winner of the $1,000 "Joy" essay contest!

True Story #3 is here!

Gabriela Denise Frank asks her father to take her shooting in the desert—a father-daughter bonding day. But are there other motives behind... more

Online Classes: Space still available this winter

Check out several new offerings as well as our best sellers. Classes begin January 9th. more

Connecting the Dots

A Conversation with Yelizaveta P. Renfro
Exploring the idea of Alaska as America's final frontier and the relationship between the park's wild residents and visiting tourists. An interview with the winner of the $5,000 "Learning from Nature" essay contest!

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